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Tours and events

Arboretum tour: 12:45 p.m. July 12, Evergreen Arboretum &Gardens, 145 Alverson Blvd., Everett; free; participants are to bring sack lunch; Monroe Garden Club members may provide carpooling; meet at noon at East County Senior Center, 824 Village Way, Monroe; 425-870-4597.

Full botanic garden tour: 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. July 10, Kruckeberg Botanic Garden, 20312 15th Ave. NW, Shoreline; $10 per person, per tour; register at 206-546-1281; www.kruckeberg.org.

Classes

Christianson’s Nursery and Greenhouse: 15806 Best Road, Mount Vernon; 360-466-3821; www.christiansonsnursery.com. Classes are $5 and registration is required, unless otherwise noted.

It’s blueberry time, 1 to 2 p.m. July 10.

Emery’s Garden: 2829 164th St. SW, Lynnwood; 425-743-4555; www.emerysgarden.com. Most classes are free.

Lavender classes, 11 a.m. July 9 and noon July 10.

Growing Groceries/Good Cheer Garden: Most classes are 9 a.m. to noon, second Saturdays, February through November, Bayview School, 5611 Bayview Road, Langley; $15 per class or $120 for series; 360-341-1884; www. growinggroceries.wordpress.com. July 10, plan for winter vegetables and learn about worm bin composting.

Sky Nursery: 18528 Aurora Ave. N., Shoreline; 206-546-4851; www.skynursery.com. Seminars are free.

Pondless water features, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. July 10.

Wight’s Home &Garden: 5026 196th St. SW, Lynnwood; 425-775-3636; www.wights.com. All classes are free.

Gardening for wildlife, 11 a.m. July 10.

Herbs — how to select, grow and enjoy, noon July 11.

Plant sales

Washington Park Arboretum: 2300 Arboretum Drive E., Seattle; 206-325-4510; www.arboretum foundation.org;http://www.arboretumÃ⅛ƒÆ’Ã⅛†â€™Ã⅛ƒÂˆ¢Ã⅛ˆ¢Ã¢â‚¬Å¡Ã‚ˆ¬Ã⅛…ˆ¡Ã⅛ƒÆ’Ã⅛ˆ¢Ã¢â€šˆ¬Ã…ˆ¡Ã⅛ƒâ€šÃ&frac18. Pat Calvert Greenhouse sells arboretum collection plants 10 a.m. to noon Tuesdays and Thursdays. Plant donations nursery offers plants from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wednesdays and second Saturdays through October.

Master gardener clinics

Snohomish County Master Gardener community clinics: Various times, dates and sites; free; www.snohomish.wsu.edu.

10 a.m. to 2 p.m. July 10, Lowe’s, 2505 Pacific Ave., Everett.

10 a.m. to 2 p.m. July 10 and 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. July 11, Lowe’s, 2002 132nd St., Mill Creek.

10 a.m. to 2 p.m. July 10 and 17, My Garden Nursery, 17414 Bothell-Everett Highway, Mill Creek.

10 a.m. to 2 p.m. July 10 and 17, Stanwood Orchard Nursery, 10521 Highway 532.

10 a.m. to 2 p.m. first and third Saturdays through Aug. 7, plus Sept. 4, Arlington Hardware, 215 N. Olympic Ave.

3 to 8 p.m. Thursdays through Aug. 26, Snohomish Farmers Market, First Street and Cedar Avenue.

10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Saturdays through Sept. 25, but not Aug. 7, log cabin on Fifth Avenue N., Edmonds.

11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sundays through Sept. 26, Everett Farmers Market, Marine View Drive.

Coming up

tours and events

Edmonds in Bloom: Self-guided tour of six private gardens, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. July 18; $15 per person; tour map and tickets from Garden Gear, Frances Anderson Center and Bountiful Home (Edmonds); Emery’s Garden, Wight’s Home &Garden (Lynnwood); Sky Nursery (Shoreline); 425-771-5731; www.edmondsinbloom.com.

Gallery in the Garden opening night party: 6 to 9 p.m. July 16, Swansons Nursery, 9701 15th Ave. NW, Seattle; exhibition and sale of garden art; admission is $50 per person; exhibit up July 17 through Aug. 1; 206-328-2200, ext. 267; www.pratt.org, www.swansonsnursery.com.

Snohomish County Master Gardeners Tours: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. July 17 and Aug. 17; tickets from McCollum Park Extension Office, 600 128th St. SE, Everett; or request by mail by sending a check and three postage stamps per ticket desired to SCMGF 2010 Tours, 21506 12th Ave. W., Lynnwood, WA 98036. Find details on the 15 locations and other information at www.snomgf.org and 425-338-2400.

CLASSES

Christianson’s Nursery and Greenhouse: 15806 Best Road, Mount Vernon; 360-466-3821; www.christiansonsnursery.com. Classes are $5 and registration is required, unless otherwise noted.

Attracting birds to the garden, 11 a.m. to noon July 17.

Distinctive Interior Designs: Events at various locations; 425-238-3678; www.distinctiveinterior designs.net.

Purge the paper, conquer the piles, create files, 6:30 to 8 p.m. July 15, Lake Stevens Library, 1804 Main St.; free; register at 425-334-1900.

Organize and design your office for optimal productivity, 6 to 8 p.m. July 20, city of Mukilteo Administration Building, 11930 Cyrus Way; $59; register at 425-267-0150 or www.everettcc.edu/ccec.

Kruckeberg Botanic Garden: 20312 15th Ave. NW, Shoreline; 206-546-1281; www.kruckeberg.org. Register for workshops at 206-546-1281.

Sandcast a leaf birdbath, 1 to 3 p.m. July 17; $55.

Wight’s Home &Garden: 5026 196th St. SW, Lynnwood; 425-775-3636; www.wights.com. All classes are free.

Designing planted containers with fountains, noon July 17.